Global Communication in Transition: The End of Diversity?

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SAGE Publications, Feb 5, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 248 pages
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The dramatic developments in global communication are altering the specifics of our societies. Hamid Mowlana offers an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to international communication in this volume, focusing on both the human dimensions and the technological imperatives.

Global Communication in Transition covers a range of issues from the rise of modern political systems and the interactions of various cultures to the expansion of social organizations and the growing global infrastructure. Offering a new paradigm for the study of international communication, the book is organized around a number of basic concepts including history, power, community, legitimacy and language.

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Contents

Technology and Society
39
Communication and Power
71
The Making of Community
90
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Hamid Mowlana is Professor of International Relations, and the founding director of the Division of International Communication at the School of International Service, The American University, Washington DC, since 1968. He is President of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).

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